Tugs & Barges 2018 Agenda

Written by Michelle Zolkos
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May 10 & 11, 2018 | Le Méridien Philadelphia in Philadelphia | Philadelphia, PA
May 10, 2018
8:00 AM Registration in the Trumbauer Ballroom Foyer (3rd Floor) | Expo Open in the Abele Library (3rd Floor)
8:40 AM Technology Spotlight Wärtsilä
  Kevin Humphreys, Segment Sales General Manager, Merchant and Gas Carriers, Wärtsilä
9:00 AM Opening Remarks
9:30 AM What’s Happening in Washington?
  Matthew J. Thomas, Esq., Partner, Blank Rome LLP
10:00 AM Coffee Break (sponsorship available) | Expo Open in the Abele Library
10:30 AM Subchapter M and Its Impact on the Market
  Capt. Jeff Slesinger, Founder, Delphi Maritime, LLC; Certified Auditor, AWO Responsible Carrier Program
10:50 AM LNG Bunkering Infrastructure
  Adi Aggarwal, PE, PMP, Program Manager, Global Marine – Global Gas Solutions, ABS
Margaret Kaigh Doyle, Senior Manager, Business Development – Marine, Eagle LNG Partners
11:20 AM LNG Tugs & Bunkering Solutions
  Tony Teo, LNG Consultant, Specialized Shipbuilding, Sembcorp Marine
11:50 AM ATB: A Global Opportunity
  Stig A. Hagen, Managing Partner, Kanfer Shipping
12:15 PM Luncheon in the Atrium (5th Floor) – Cosponsored by Sembcorp Marine and LMG Marin | Expo Open in the Abele Library 
1:30 PM Panel: LNG Bunkering for the Inland Waterways
  Alisa Praskovich, PMP, CPE, Manager, LNG Business Development, Crowley LNG
Shaunt Hartounian, Vice President, Business Development & Strategic Initiatives, Eagle LNG Partners
2:30 PM Integrated Propeller & Rudder Design for Increased Propulsive & Maneuvering Performance
  Jonas Backstrom, Sales Manager, KaMeWa Propellers, Rolls-Royce AB
3:00 PM Energy Break (sponsorship available) | Expo Open in the Abele Library 
3:30 PM Puerto Rico and The Jones Act
Charles Papavizas, Esq., Partner, Winston & Strawn LLP
John D. McCown, Founder, Blue Alpha Capital
4:00 PM First in a New Series of ATBs
  Capt. Jim Demske, Port Captain/New Construction, The Vane Brothers Company
  Greg Castleman, President, Castleman Maritime
  Cory C. Wood, Vice President and Principle Naval Architect, Bristol Harbor Group
5:00 PM Cocktail Reception | Expo Open in the Abele Library 
  Screening of the Documentary “Barge” in the Trumbauer Ballroom | Sponsored by NETSCo
  A film by Ben Powell, the documentary “Barge” evocatively depicts the lives of the Mississippi River’s ship workers over 28 day shifts, shuttling cargo back and forth along America’s waterway. (1 hour, 11 minutes)
6:45 PM Adjourn
May 11, 2018
8:00 AM Continental Breakfast (sponsorship available) | Expo Open in the Abele Library   
8:30 AM Advancements in Rudder Technology
  Brian Rhoades, Northeast Sales, Becker Marine Systems USA, Inc.
9:00 AM Hybrid Technology for a Fleet Towboat
Jan Flores, Vice President, NETSCo
9:30 AM Zero Emission Vessels
  Moderator: Richard Mueller, President, NETSCo
  Joseph W. Pratt, PhD, CEO & CTO, Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine
  Anthony Teo, Technology & LNG Business Development Director, Region North America, Maritime, DNV GL
  Ryan Sookhoo, Director New Initiatives, Hydrogenics Corp.
10:15 AM Coffee Break (sponsorship available) | Expo Open in the Abele Library 
10:45 AM Hybrid Tug Propulsion
  Erik Larsen, Vice President, Tug and Fish, Americas, Rolls-Royce
11:15 AM The Future of ATBs
  Robert Hill, Principal, Ocean Tug & Barge Engineering Corp.
  Mike Complita, PE, Vice President Shipyard Services, Elliott Bay Design Group
11:45am Lessons Learned from LNG Bunker Barge Clean Jacksonville
  Aziz Bamik, General Manager, GTT North America
12:15 PM Luncheon in the Atrium (5th Floor) (sponsorship available) | Expo Open in the Abele Library  
1:30 PM ATB LNG Bunker Barge
  David Waller, President, Waller Marine
2:00 PM Port of Philadelphia
  James Walsh, Senior Director of Terminal Operations, PhilaPort
2:30 PM Adjourn
  Program subject to change.
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